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Supplementary Fact Sheet

1984

Basic Grants................................$ 89,775,260

Basic Grants to LEAs........................   $ 81,517,000

Number of projects supported..............                     608

Number of new projects............-.......                      189

Number of LEP children served.............             229,988

Average per LEP pupil expenditure.........                    $389

Demonstration Grants to LEAs................       $7,967,000

Number of projects supported..............                        40

Number of new projects....................                        14

Number of children served.................               16,349

Average per pupil expenditure.............                   $489

Special Demonstration Contracts.............   $291,262

Number of contracts.......................        1

Total Projects..............................       648

Number of children served.................    246,986

Desegregation Support Grants................       $0

Number of projects........................        0

III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)

o Development Associates continued work on the Congressionally-mandated
longitudinal evaluation study which will determine the impact of
services to limited English proficient students.

o SRA Technology began a major evaluation which will study structured
English immersion programs for LEP students in the United States as
compared to more traditional bilingual education approaches.

o Other ongoing and new studies funded under Part C which are relevant
to the Basic Grant program include:

--Advanced Technology, Incorporated is examining local school districts
which do   not   receive  Title   VII   funding,   but  are  able  to  build
instructional capacity.

--Naomi Gray Associates is examining services provided to junior
and senior high school language minority/limited English proficient
students.

--Decision Resources, Incorporated is examining Census data to
determine the number of limited English proficient students in the
United States.

--Hope Associates, Incorporated will study the needs and services
to recent immigrant students.Educational  Research Assoc-